Category Archives: Android

Android-x86 8.1 RC1 released

[German]Android x86 is designed to run on Intel CPUs Android x86 is (Windows PCs) and is maintained by the Android x86 project. On June 18, 2018 the Android x86 project announced the release candidate 1 of Android x86 8.1.

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End of life for Groove Music on Android and iOS

Users of an Android or iOS device who are using the Groove Music apps need to look for an alternative. Microsoft has withdrawn the app from Google and Apple store and will retire Groove Music on December 1st 2018.

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Android bug allows Google to access text messages

A rather odd bug in Android gives Google the possibility to access text messages from Android devices. A user has found that out by accident.

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Android devices with pre-installed Adware

[German]Security provider Avast raises an alarm: Android devices are shipped with pre-installed malware. Thousands of users around the globe are affected by mobile adware being delivered on brand new devices.

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New Crypto Mining Apps in Google Play Store discovered

[German]Avast security researchers have discovered two new crypto-mining apps in the Google Play Store that secretly mining Monero crypto currency on aa infected smartphone.

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Microsoft retires Outlook Web App (Android/iOS)

[German]Microsoft has announced the retirement of Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPhone, iPad and Android. Since an Outlook app for iOS and Android devices is available, OWA will be retired in May 2018. What seems to be a minor thing, … Continue reading

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LineageOS 15.1 (Oreo) introduced

Developers of the LineageOS community have announced the availability of LineageOS 15.1 (based on Android 8.1, Oreo) for several devices. But there are not only a new LineageOS version, also new rules for supported devices has been defined.

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Google I/O May 8th to 10th 2018

The next developer event from Google will be the Google I/O 2018. This conference will be held from May 8th to May 10th at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California.

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Android version distribution October 2017

[German]Google has published the statistics on the version distribution of Android for the past 14 days. For the first time Oreo appears in the statistics. Here are some details.

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Android Security Update September 2017

[German]Google has released its monthly Android security updates for September 2017. This month Google fixes 13 critical security flaws.

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